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Tesco

Valley Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 4RB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Tesco Mobile, pharmacy, Bureau De Change and F&F.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bradford Interchange.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the front and side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 600cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 177cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 182cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar entrance to the right of the main entrance.
    • There is a similar second entrance leading to customer services.

Outside Access (Non Food Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the venue.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • The width between the bollards at this entrance have a width of 177cm between them.

Reception (Customer Service)

  • The desk/counter is 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Music is played in the three weeks leading up to Christmas.

Standard Checkouts

  • There are 10 standard checkouts close to the main entrance.
  • There is a hearing loop at checkout number 8.
  • The height of these checkouts is 92cm.
  • There are a further 5 standard checkouts in the non food area close to the non food entrance.

Self Service Checkouts

  • There are 8 self service checkouts available.
  • The height to the scanner is 87cm.
  • The highest function on these checkouts is 133cm.
  • The lowest function is 63cm.

Help & Returns Desk / Electrical Goods Desk

  • The desk is located to the right as you enter from the non food entrance.
  • The height of this desk is 97cm.
  • There is a lowered section.
  • The lowered section is 77cm high.
  • There is not a hearing loop at this desk.

Pharmacy

  • Comments View
    • The pharmacy is 28m from the main entrance.
    • The pharmacy is located in the centre of the store to the right.
    • The height of the counter is 102cm high.
    • There is not a lowered section for the counter.
    • There is a fixed hearing loop at this counter.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:30 - 22:30.
    • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:30.
    • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:30.
    • Thursday 06:30 - 22:30.
    • Friday 06:30 - 22:30.
    • Saturday 06:30 - 22:30.
    • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Bureau de Change

  • Comments View
    • This booth is located to the right of the non food entrance.
    • The height of the counter is 90cm.
    • There is not a lowered section.
    • There is a fixed hearing loop at the booth.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Tesco Mobile

  • Comments View
    • This area is located in the centre of the store to the right.
    • It is 35m from the non food entrance.
    • The height of the counter is 100cm.
    • There is no room to sign documents at this counter.
    • There is not a hearing loop at this counter.
    • There are two desks with chairs.
    • The chairs do not have armrests.
    • The height of these desks is 99cm.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Accessible Fitting Room

  • The accessible fitting room is located at the rear of the standard fitting rooms.
  • These fitting rooms are located within the F&F department in the centre of the store.
  • The area is 30m from the non food entrance.
  • The door to this room opens away from you (push).
  • The door is 84cm wide and is light.
  • The room is 193cm x 264cm.
  • There are handrails to the left and right.
  • The height of the push button alarm is 118cm.
  • The height of the coat hook is 150cm.
  • The height of the dress rail is 172cm.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the centre of the store to the right.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 167cm x 205cm (5ft 6in x 6ft 9in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the corridor leading to the accessible toilet is 93cm.
    • The accessible toilet is a similar distance from the non food entrance.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the centre of the store to the right.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The standard female and male toilets are a similar distance from the non food entrance.

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located at the centre of the store to the right.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 40m from the main entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 76cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is push.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a tap for drinking water.
    • This tap is operated by a leaver.
    • The parent and baby room is a similar distance from the non food entrance.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassed areas around the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Home visits / services are not available.